“If you wanna find out what’s behind these cold eyes, you’ll just have to claw your way through this disguise.”

  • Stimming and Safe Spaces
    stim: noun: Any of various repetitive actions, such as flapping the hands, wiggling the knees, shining a light into one’s eye, and spinning in a chair, typically performed by autistic people. verb: To perform such an action. I have been stimming for as long as I can remember. Usually, it occurs whenever I have some sort of really intense,Continue reading “Stimming and Safe Spaces”
  • On Memories and Growth
    “I’ve been looking so long as that pictures of you, that I almost believe that they’re real. I’ve been living so long with my pictures of you, that I almost believe that the pictures are all I can feel.” “Pictures of You” by The Cure (Warning: This one is going to meander a lot, butContinue reading “On Memories and Growth”
  • Potential for Parenthood
    I recently celebrated my 29th birthday, meaning I am one year closer to the milestone of three decades on this planet. So naturally, in the context of teaching training classes at work or just making small talk with coworkers or acquaintances, the same two questions keep arising: “Do you have any kids?” and “Do youContinue reading “Potential for Parenthood”
  • Starting Out Silent
    Words like violence Break the silence Come crashing in Into my little world “Enjoy the Silence” – Depeche Mode For those of you who don’t know anything about my career, I am currently working as a staff development specialist for a major insurance company here in Pittsburgh. I started working with the health plan aboutContinue reading “Starting Out Silent”

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